NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Bo McCalebb had 33 points and Kyndall Dykes 21 as New Orleans rallied to beat Troy 82-73 Saturday afternoon.
U-N-O is now 15-and-8 overall, 5-and-6 in the Sun Belt Conference. Troy is 12-and-12 and 3-and-8.
A 13-2 run in the last five minutes gave the Trojans a 38-30 halftime lead, which they stretched to 40-30 with the first basket after intermission.
But UNO got the next 11 points. The lead went back and forth for the next few minutes. Neither team led by more than four points until a 7-0 run put the Privateers ahead 68-61 with 5:55 left.
They stayed ahead by at least four points for the rest of the game.
O'Darien Bassett led the Trojans with 15 points. Trayce Macon and Justin Jonus had 12 points each.
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